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July 23, 2014 | Elaine M. Grossman | Uranium Enrichment , Reprocessing/Recycling , Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez's measure passed in a bipartisan voice vote and limits the U.S.-Vietnam pact to 30 years.
Insiders said U.N. monitors are worried about Iran's relative inaction to date on nuclear-transparency steps it pledged to take by August, Reuters reports.
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Myanmar announced on Monday that it intends to build an atomic reactor to support civilian scientific research, The Nation reported.
British lawmakers lashed their government for approving sales of potential chemical-arms ingredients to Syria as recently as 2012, according to the BBC.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria may be gaining an edge over al-Qaida in a battle for the loyalty of young supporters, Reuters reports.
July 23, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Nuclear Weapons Complex
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Madelyn Creedon to become the No. 2 official at the National Nuclear Security Administration.
July 23, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Weapons Effects
A new assessment warns that the deadly climatic effects of a regional nuclear war would last longer than previously predicted, the Daily Mail reports.
Quote of the Day
Henry Sokolski, a nuclear nonproliferation expert, on actions Congress may yet take in efforts to ensure future U.S. atomic trade deals help curb the spread of atomic-arms capacity worldwide.
I think the legislative drama on nuclear cooperation has just begun.